Tuesday, April 13, 2021

New Resources on Heart Health and Aging and Dementia for Community Health Workers

Heart Health: 
The Heart Truth® provides culturally tailored resources for community health workers (CHWs) in African American communities. A new toolkit from The Heart Truth® provides everything CHWs need for heart health education programs. The toolkit features With Every Heartbeat Is Life: A Community Health Worker’s Manual on Heart Disease for African Americans, a recipe book, and more.

Aging and Dementia:
The new Community Health Workers (CHW): A Resource for Healthy Aging and Addressing Dementia guide features how CHW can promote healthy aging and address dementia challenges. Published by the Alzheimer's Association and Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, the guide also shares sources of CHW-related training, education, frameworks, and tools.

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